Spline Element II — Analysis of Plate/Shell Structures

  • Yu-Qiu Long
  • Si Yuan


This chapter continues focusing on the spline element method. Some applications of the spline elements for thin plate, thin shallow shell, thick-thin plate/shell and geometrically nonlinear problems are discussed in detail.


finite element spline function spline element plate shell 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu-Qiu Long
    • 1
  • Si Yuan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil Engineering, School of Civil EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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